Times night-desk editor Dwight Perry uses Sideline Chatter as a not-so-safe haven for the humorous, offbeat and bizarre events and characters that color the sports landscape. His column runs Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays in Sports.
Who says football is a game of inches?
Super Sunday Puppy Bowl apparently hit by scandal
Former Lions QB Scott Mitchell got eliminated from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — but not before he’d whittled his weight from 366 pounds down to 240.
LPGA player Brooke Pancake just signed on to endorse Waffle House.
Cowboys 30, 49ers 28. That 1972 game marked the only time in NFL history that a team won in the playoffs after trailing by 12 or more points with less than 2:10 left in regulation — that is, until the Seahawks did it Sunday.
Golf lessons, practice, driving range — Charles Barkley has tried everything, it seems, to cure his dreadful game.
Mark Jackson actually believed it when Rick Pitino said he was the best point guard in the game
Spectators riot during darts tournament in Melbourne, Australia.
Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings, charged with speeding, reckless driving and DUI in Georgia, told the arresting officer he was going 99 mph on a freeway because he was late — getting to his child’s parent-teacher conference.
Bill Walton reveals some interesting personal hygiene